Leadership - Continuing Professional Development Course (CPD), Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 3 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
University rank #172 Online
This course will provide you with a clear idea of what leadership is and involves and will provide a valuable opportunity to develop a useful, practical framework for understanding what effective leaders actually do. You will learn how to balance the priorities of achieving results, effectively building team cohesion and developing and motivating the individuals within your team


This innovative course is the first of its kind in Healthcare Security. It has been designed to meet the differing needs of security managers at all stages of their career development.

If you are new to studying in Higher Education and this course will offer you a ‘taster’ of undergraduate study.

This course is particularly helpful if you are seeking opportunities to consolidate your professional experience by undertaking academic study as part of your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) strategy. If you are a member of the Security Institute (SyI) Continuing Professional Development Scheme, this course will help you to maintain your CPD status.

After completing this course, you can choose to go on to further study. The academic credits you have attained on this CPD course will count as Accredited Prior Learning and exempt you from studying module 11 of the Foundation Degree in Security and Risk Management. On successful completion of the Foundation Degree, you can then progress onto theSecurity and Risk Management BAto complete your degree.

The aims and objectives of the course are:

  • To give you an excellent understanding of the internal and external threats to security in healthcare settings.
  • To appreciate the short and long-term impact of breaches of security on healthcare institution staff and end users.
  • To appreciate the particular issues involved in the management of risk and security in secure settings.
  • To explain and apply a range of risk management and crime prevention responses and strategies.

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 3 months

      12 weeks, by distance learning

    • Part-time variant
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request

Programme Structure

This is a 12 week course delivered solely online using engaging audio-visual based teaching methods in addition to selected case studies. The course will be moderated by a leading practitioner on leadership, who will share their experiences and insights with the group. In addition to all of this, the course provides you with full access to the extensive library provision offered at the University of Leicester.

The course is assessed by a practice based assignment. In addtion to the development of key skills and acquiring new knowledge, successfully completing the course will provide you with 15 Master's level credits of study and a Confirmation of Completion.

(Please note: due to regular enhancement of the University’s courses, please refer to Leicester’s own website (www.le.ac.uk) or/and Terms and Conditions (http://www2.le.ac.uk/legal) for the most accurate and up-to-date course information. We recommend that you familiarise yourself with this information prior to submitting an application.)

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Possession of a UK honours degree or its overseas equivalent OR an acceptable professional qualification;
  • Three years relevant managerial or supervisory work experience;
  • If your first language is not English you will need to satisfy the University's English language requirements.For example: IELTS 6.5 OR TOEFL 90 OR The University of Leicester English Language Test.

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Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • GBP 299 International
  • GBP 299 EU/EEA

*£299 for whole course


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